Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Trinaldo vs Salikhov?
Muslim Salikhov beat Francisco Trinaldo by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 28, on Saturday 5th June 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Muslim Salikhov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Trinaldo vs Salikhov stats
Francisco Trinaldo stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Muslim Salikhov made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Salikhov had a massive power advantage over Trinaldo, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Trinaldo's 35%.
Francisco Trinaldo was the older man by 6 years, at 44 years old.
Salikhov had a height advantage of 2 inches over Trinaldo. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Trinaldo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 5 years and 2 months earlier than Salikhov, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 53 more professional rounds, 85 to Salikhov's 32.
Trinaldo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.